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Surmet Expansion News
August 23, 2021

North Buffalo high-tech manufacturer breaks ground on $13M expansion

Invest Buffalo-Niagara President and CEO Tom Kucharski said the plant here beat out a plant in near Boston for the expansion dollars.

“People show up and they work hard and that’s something that resonates in a lot of these even far-advanced processes and manufacturing techniques,” Kucharski said. “Those are the kind of employees that they want to have and operate in a place where you have good, consistent low-cost power and a variety of factors that you don’t have elsewhere.”

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LaunchTech Forbes 500
August 18, 2021

LAUNCHTECH named #66 upcoming private company on Forbes 500

Scroll all the way down to #66 to see a taste of Buffalo. Congratulations LaunchTech!

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August 13, 2021

Surprise, Erie County’s population grew for the first time in decades

‘This is a great moment for the City of Buffalo, to see population growth in our city for the first time in 70 years,’ Mayor Byron Brown said.

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Census Article
August 13, 2021

Census Talkback

Jenna Kavanaugh to talk about the “Be in Buffalo” initiative and what the census numbers mean.

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Buffalo Among next 25 tech hubs
August 12, 2021

Buffalo growing for first time in 70 years, according to census

Driven by a sharp increase in Asian and multiracial residents, the city’s population grew to 278,349 people from 261,275 in 2010, its first such gain since the 1950 census.

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Odoo Software Unicorn
July 29, 2021

Odoo is now a unicorn, and it’s hiring as fast as possible in Buffalo

“They can’t believe we’re able to recruit so many vibrant, smart people at such a rapid pace,” Kosinski said. “The test scores we give internally to our new hires are higher than anywhere else in North America, and our retention rate is 98%.” Kosinski sees Odoo as part of a broader movement to make tech a primary economic force in Buffalo.

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Buffalo Startup Squire News
July 28, 2021

As barbershops boom, Squire Technologies draws a $750 million valuation

Squire, the maker of software specifically aimed at businesses that trim men’s hair and beards, on Wednesday announced a new round of funding that triples its valuation to $750 million just under a year since it received its last venture round less than a year ago.

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border news
July 23, 2021

Thought Leaders: Closed border continues to cloud economy

Uncertainty about opening Canadian border keeps international business guessing.

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Tech News Story
July 23, 2021

Hey tech workers, look us over

The Covid-19 pandemic changed the nature of technology and white-collar work. The New York Times recently cited an estimate that 23 million people planned to relocate as a result of an increased ability to work remotely.

We won’t be coy: Come to Buffalo.

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Press Releases

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Date
Title
07.27.2021
BE IN BUFFALO HOSTS INTERN TAKEOVER EVENT
04.26.2021
BE IN BUFFALO VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR – MAY 4
03.30.2021
INVEST BUFFALO UNVEILS PROACTIVE INDUSTRIAL REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR WESTERN NEW YORK
02.01.2021
T&T LEGACY METALS TARGETS 30 NEW JOBS IN BUFFALO NIAGARA
12.16.2020
INVEST BUFFALO NIAGARA PRESIDENT & CEO KUCHARSKI TO CHAIR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
05.26.2020
BE IN BUFFALO LAUNCHES COST OF LIVING CALCULATOR, REGIONAL JOBS BOARD AND OTHER DIGITAL UPDATES